Vice President - North America Meetings and Events
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: August 17, 2019
As the world's leader in digital payments technology, Visa's
mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable
and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, and
economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network,
VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world,
and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a
second. The company's dedication to innovation drives the rapid
growth of connected commerce on any device, and fuels the dream of
a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from
analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people,
network and scale to reshape the future of commerce.
At Visa, your individuality fits right in. Working here gives you
an opportunity to impact the world, invest in your career growth,
and be part of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are a global
team of disruptors, trailblazers, innovators and risk-takers who
are helping drive economic growth in even the most remote parts of
the world, creatively moving the industry forward, and doing
meaningful work that brings financial literacy and digital commerce
to millions of unbanked and underserved consumers.
You're an Individual. We're the team for you. Together, let's
transform the way the world pays. Job Description
This Vice President will be a member of Visa s North America (NA)
Operations team, which is responsible for various activities and
initiatives that support the NA business and sales team that span
across U.S. and Canada. The position requires a seasoned
professional with a broad, well-rounded set of skills, a high-level
of energy, flexibility, and a demonstrated ability to thrive in a
fast-paced, time-sensitive environment. This position is based in
Foster City or San Francisco California.
As the head of the NA Meetings and Events team, you will be
responsible for strategic direction of over - 75 NA meetings and
events and work very closely with the President of North America.
The types of meetings and events range from internal monthly NA
All-Staffs, to the annual NA Leadership Meeting to external client
meetings and events with C-level attendees, to client business
meetings at our sponsorship events (e.g. Super Bowl, FIFA,
Olympics), to Visa s largest NA client event. The ideal candidate
has payment background to shape content and agendas as well as B2B
events management experience. You will work closely with North
America Sales, NA Operations colleagues, NA Marketing &
Communications and NA Product team. This position reports to the
Sr. Vice President of NA Operations.
Strategy development for various types of internal and external
meeting and events includes shaping and creation of meaningful and
impactful agendas and speaker selection that reinforce
meeting/events vision and strategy
Collaborate with executive team on event objectives, attributes and
Work cross-functionally with product organizations to develop
innovation and technology showcase that highlight Visa s product
Lead and mentor a team of 6 and manage a budget of $20M+
Execute high quality, impactful, meetings and events
Work closely with President of North America as well as Sales team
leads on client invites to annual sponsorship events (e.g. Super
Bowl, Olympics, etc.)
Development of NA Calendar of events
* 12 years of work experience with a Bachelor s Degree or at least
10 years of experience with an Advanced degree (e.g.
Masters/MBA/JD/MD) or at least 8 years of work experience with a
MBA or BA preferably in Marketing Communications; Certified Meeting
Planner a plus.
10+ years of experience in Payments or technology organization.
Proven experience in content development for C-level meetings and
Ability to manage multiple projects and work independently within a
complex and often-ambiguous environment.
Excellent at collaborating with x-functional personnel of all
levels, both internal and external to the company, to accomplish
meeting / events objectives.
C-level communication skills (written & verbal)
Ability to work with a sense of urgency, and deliver under tight
deadlines/time frames; prioritize workload
Trustworthy and credible; high-level of integrity and excellent
sense of judgment
Serious attention to detail and a commitment to excellence.
Proficient in MS Office applications.
This position will be performed in an office setting. The position
will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate
in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office
equipment, such as telephones and computers, and reach with hands
Visa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender
identity, disability or protected veteran status. Visa will also
consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal
histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and
applicable local law.
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